Concert
Generously sponsored by Beth Gerwig

Summer Concert #1: Mozart/Shostakovich

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7:30 pm

Thursday, August 16, 2018

In the first full concert of the summer, Yonah begins with a short and brutally demanding virtuosic work by the prominent Israeli composer, Menachem Zur. Eliana Razzino Yang, fresh from Itzhak Perlman’s elite summer program, then joins Gabe for a virtuosic cello duet by Paganini. The quartet then comes together for Mozart’s crystalline and late D Major string quartet, K.499, a work which is about as perfect as a piece of music can be. The program ends with another late work, Shostakovich’s alternately elegiacal, whimsical, and cynical string quartet #11.

Menachem ZurPrelude for solo violin

Niccolò PaganiniMoses Variations for two cellos

MozartString Quartet in D Major, K.499 “Hoffmeister”

ShostakovichString Quartet #11 in F Minor

This concert is generously sponsored by Beth Gerwig.

$32/Adult; $11.50 Youth (18 and Younger)

Free!

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Location
St Paul's Episcopal Church
 
program

Menachem Zur: Prelude for solo violin

Niccolò Paganini: Moses Variations for two cellos

Mozart: String Quartet in D Major, K.499 “Hoffmeister”

Shostakovich: String Quartet #11 in f minor

Performers
Artistic Director, Festival Artist, "The Matzoh Ball Man" (composer)

Viola

Festival Artist

Cello

Festival Artist

Cello

Festival Artist

Violin

Festival Artist

Violin

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